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Servotronics Inc. v. Rolls-Royce PLC

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-794 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2021

Issue: Whether the discretion granted to district courts in 28 U.S.C. § 1782(a) to render assistance in gathering evidence for use in “a foreign or international tribunal” encompasses private commercial arbitral tribunals, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 4th and 6th Circuits have held, or excludes such tribunals without expressing an exclusionary intent, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 5th and, in the case below, the 7th Circuit, have held.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 07 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 11, 2021)
Dec 31 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 11, 2021 to February 10, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 03 2021Response to motion from petitioner Servotronics, Inc. filed.
Jan 04 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 10, 2021, for all respondents.
Jan 04 2021Application (20A127) for reconsideration of Clerk's action extending the time to file a response to the petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Barrett.
Jan 05 2021Brief amicus curiae of International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution in Support of Petitioner filed.
Jan 05 2021Response to application (20A127) from respondent The Boeing Company filed.
Jan 11 2021Brief amicus curiae of Atlanta International Arbitration Society filed.
Jan 25 2021Application (20A127) denied by Justice Barrett.
Feb 10 2021Brief of respondents Rolls-Royce, PLC and The Boeing Company in opposition filed. (Distributed)
Feb 11 2021Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the filing of a reply pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.
Feb 17 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/5/2021.
Mar 15 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/19/2021.
Mar 22 2021Petition GRANTED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.